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Hon Galambi Emerges APC Flag Bearer for Gwaram Federal Constituency Bye Election

by Isiyaku Ahmed
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Muhammad Garba

Former house of representatives’ member Alhaji Yusuf Shitu Galambi has emerged All Progressive Congress (APC) flag bearer for Gwaram Federal Constituency, Jigawa state bye election schedule to hold on 19th June 2021.

 Hon Galambi won the ticket during the party primary election held over the weekend.

Four aspirants had contested for the vacant position of the house of representatives following the death of it’s former, Alhaji kila.

The aspirants include Abdulrashid Adamu Kila, Ado Yakubu, Yusif Shitu Galambi and Dr Haruna Mairiga.

Announcing the results, the returning officer of the election, Mallam Haruna Musa said Shitu Galambi polled 27, 934 while his closest rival Alhaji Ado Yakubu polled 3081.

Also, Dr Haruna Mairiga polled 209 votes while Abdulrashid Kila got 1,081votes respectively with a large attendant of voters that thronged all the 11 councillors’ wards under the Gwaram Federal constituency.

The election which was successfully conducted without serious security breach was supervised by the party’s officials and the state resident electoral commissioner, Independent electoral commission Dr Mahmud Isah.

Malam Haruna Musa therefore declared Yusuf Shitu Galambi who got the highest number of votes as the winner of the primary election.

Alhaji Shitu Galambi was a two-term house of representatives’ member from 2007 to 2015 under the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), he was also a former state house of assembly member in 1992 and also served as commissioner for health.

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